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DJD is a professional jazz dance company that is dedicated to creating original world-class jazz performances, and to offering world-class training opportunities for jazz dance artists. National auditions, for both our dance company and our professional training program, take place annually.

 

2019/2020 AUDITION SCHEDULE 

Halifax – January 23
Maritime Conservatory
6199 Chebucto Rd
9:30-11:30AM

Toronto – January 24
Metro Movement
833 Broadview Ave, Toronto ON
2:30-5:00PM

Vancouver – February 2
The Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie St.
10:00AM-12:00PM

Victoria – February 17
Amethyst Dance and Fitness
733 Johnson St
2:30-3:30PM

Calgary – March 9
DJD Dance Centre – Studio 5
111 12 ave SE
4:00-6:00PM

Please email jbaker@decidedlyjazz.com to register your intent to audition.
Bring resume, headshot and jazz shoes (or similar).

 

Dance Company

DJD employs 8-12 professional dancers annually on a 33-42 week contract. Contracts include health benefits, chiropractic, physiotherapy, and health club/yoga studio memberships. Dancers interested in auditioning for Company positions must be at least 20 years of age, have a passion for jazz dance, and jazz music, plus strong technique and great personal groove.

For the 2019/20 season, DJD will be auditioning for both male and female dancers. Full and partial season contracts will be considered.

Professional Training Program.

The Professional Training Program (PTP) at DJD offers 10-15 advanced level dancers an eight-month intensive training experience. The program runs Monday to Friday from September to May, offering three hours of training each day. Dancers auditioning for the Professional Training Program must be at least 18 years of age, and interested in furthering their knowledge of jazz dance and the work of DJD.

DJD is dedicated to the development of future jazz artists. For the 2019/20 season, we will be auditioning for dancers willing to relocate to Calgary to train under the direction of DJD Alumnus and PTP Director, Jamie Freeman Cormack along with other DJD and Calgary Dance Community Faculty.  

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